On September 16, 2016, Teske Katz Kitzer & Rochel attorney Phillip Kitzer moderated a panel on discrimination at the Federal Bar Association’s annual national conference in Cleveland, Ohio. The program, entitled “Race and Religious Discrimination in the Workplace,” addressed the history of race and religious discrimination claims over the past 40 years. The panelists also discussed Nobach v. Woodland Village Nursing Home Center, Inc. one of the first religious discrimination cases to reach an appellate court after EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores. Finally, the panel discussed the various types of discrimination currently faced in the workplace by the American Muslim community. The panel included attorney Danielle Brewer, The Brewer Law Firm, Craig Cowart, Jackson Lewis, and Roula Allouch, the current chair of the board of directors for the Council For American-Islamic Relations (“CAIR”).
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